Bassu Salon
Bassu Salon

Our Staff

Bassu Salon's employees are highly-trained, experienced and dedicated to the success of our business.

Andrea O'Dell

Front Desk Manager


Andrea is the heart of Bassu. She is the first person you will meet when coming into the salon or when calling. She is happy to answer any questions you may have as well as making an appointment.


Andrea is a Certified MUA. She able to help you with your makeup needs.






Andrea has a calm and loving personality. We know you will love her.

Leslie Hochstrasser

Sylist/MUA/Skin Specialist/Owner


My name is Leslie Hochstrasser. I am the proud owner of Bassu Salon. I am from Helena, Montana. In my earlier years I moved away to a few bigger cities and always found myself moving back to my hometown of Helena.
I attended Maddio's Cosmetology College in 1995. My training has been with Aveda, Schwarzkopf, Redken, Matrix, Farouk, Logics, Nioxen, Framesi, Kevin Murphy, and Brazilian Blowout.


Certificates in Hair Color, Hair Cutting, 2 Keratin Straightening Treatments, Hair/Lash Extensions, Facial/Body Waxing, Certified MUA. Also a Skin Care Specialist as well as Aroma Therapy.


Specializing in Hair Color, Balyage/Ombre, Hair Cutting (Scissors, Razor, Clippers), Hair Exensions, Facial & Body Waxing, Skin Care, and Makeup.

My hope is you will love Bassu as much as we do.

Tuesday-Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 9am-3pm 

Taylor Lopez



Taylor is a Montana girl. She was born and raised in Ronan. Graduating from High School in 2011, Taylor went straight to Cosmetology School at the Aveda Institute in Chapel Hill, NC. After graduating in 2012 she moved to Helena and started working with Bumble and Bumble Products. Taylor has training with Aveda, Bumble and Bumble, Paul Mitchell Hair Color, Kevin Murphy, and Brazilian Blowout.


Taylor has a certification in Brazilian Blowouts and is a Certified MUA.


Specializing in Hair Color, Balyage, Hair Cutting, Straight Edge Razor Cutting, and Bridal Styling.

We know you will love everything about Taylor as much as we do.


Rotating Schedule

Wednesday-Thursday 9am-5pm (every-other)
Friday 9am-5pm/Saturday 9am-3pm (every-other)


Taylor is also a Younique Presenter. If you would to view her Younique website please follow the link below

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Phone: 406-422-4205 406-422-4205


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Our Location

Bassu Salon

9 N Last Chance Gulch

Helena, Montana 59601

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